Business

Loomis Self Storage a business that expanded multiple times during the recession

Loomis Self Storage was opened by Nancy and Brian Hogan in late 2004. “At that time, all we knew about the storage business was what we read on the Internet and what we had ...

Placer County’s rural Taylor Road becomes temporary interstate freeway

Traffic was to take a detour off Interstate 80 in Placer County this morning and again, overnight into Thursday, turning Taylor Road once again into a major thoroughfare. Caltrans ...

Echo Valley’s Connie Watson receives Northern California agriculture honor

Connie Watson, manager of Echo Valley Ranch in Auburn, is one of four women recognized by Common Threads North for contributions to agriculture and their communities. Watson was s ...

Jobs increase signals sizzling Placer construction

Another month, another drop in Placer County’s jobless rate. The local economic barometer, established monthly by the state Employment Development, shows the percentage of u ...

Auburn’s Boorinakis-Harper Ranch a State of Community honoree

In the same family for four generations and the lone working ranch within Auburn city limits, the Boorinakis-Harper Ranch off Dairy Road will receive the Friend of Agriculture awar ...

Bickford Ranch project to be discussed at special April 23 MAC meeting

A special public Horseshoe Bar/Penryn Municipal Advisory Council meeting at 6 p.m. April 23 will include information about the Bickford Ranch project. The applicant and planning s ...

Bickford Ranch project to be discussed at special April 23 MAC meeting

    A special public Horseshoe Bar/Penryn Municipal Advisory Council meeting at 6 p.m. April 23 will include information about the Bickford Ranch project. The applican ...

Quality, low-priced clothing will be featured at Second Blessings fashion show and luncheon April 25

Carole Larsen and her team of volunteers are pulling out the stops for their fourth annual fashion show and luncheon in Loomis set for April 25. Larsen co-founded the Second Bless ...

New North Auburn shopping center moves ahead

Motorists passing along Highway 49 south of Bell Road will be able to watch the construction of a new shopping center over the next several months. Contractors for Best Properties ...

Lower-density Penryn Orchard development clears hurdle

A dramatic downshift spurred by changing economic realities of the marketplace could soon see houses instead of apartments on a much-debated Penryn parcel. Apartments on the 15-ac ...

Nevada County opts to depart from Auburn based SEDCorp

As of July 1, Nevada County will end a 46-year relationship with a multi-county economic development group based in Auburn. SEDCorp funding was politely dropped by the Nevada Coun ...

Community development department changes hours

The city of Lincoln’s community development department has a slight change in office hours, beginning April 3. The new hours will be 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Thursd ...

New playground for Stand Up Placer battered women’s shelter

A picnic table outside. A basketball hoop in the driveway. A raised bed with spring flowers. These are some of the accoutrements of a home. For Michelle Coleman, executive direct ...

Placer County’s incredible shrinking jobless percentage

Placer County’s jobless rate’s downward trend is continuing, with the unemployment percentage dropping to 5.4 percent. The unemployment rate – which represents 9 ...

Pluses, minuses of Foresthill bioenergy plant mapped out

Is the Foresthill Divide ready for a bioenergy plant? A new draft study suggests that the Foresthill area, east of Auburn, has the supply of wood waste for a relatively small plan ...